j2 MY COUNTRY AND MY PEOPLE contentment. In his Chinese gown, his soul has come to rest. The strange fascination of Chinese surroundings which keeps many "queer55 Europeans in China for life comes over him toward middle age. Meanwhile, the large majority of the people will keep in their old ruts, not by any conscious conviction but by a kind of racial Instinct. I feel the racial tradition is so strong that its fundamental pattern of life will always remain. Even if a cataclysmic upheaval like a communistic regime should come, the old tradition of individuality, toleration, moderation and common sense will break Communism and change it beyond recognition, rather than Communism with its socialistic, im- personal and rigoristic outlook break the old tradition. It must be so.